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A colorful sunflower head stands out among thousands in a field four miles south of Marion between 150th and 160th Rds. The crop of high oleic sunflowers was planted by rural Lincolnville farmer Marty Kroupa on land owned by former Marion priest Hien Nguyen. The sunflower seeds will go to produce sunflower oil.
Head printer at Western Graphics Lynette Schmidt, (left) and graphics manager Donna Hajek place commemorative T-shirts that honor Wichita Olympic boxer Nico Hernandez on a drier Tuesday in Marion.
Kylie Burhoop and her four-year-old daughter, Avery, of Burdick laugh with glee Sunday as they try out the new Expression Swing in Lincolnville City Park.
Cheerleaders Emily Schlesener and Summer Espinoza give a boost to Meghan David Saturday as the squad practices building a pyramid.